M.A. in Educational Administration Preliminary ASC (Administrative Services Credential)

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Apply Now for Spring 2023- Deadline is November 1, 2022.
Deadline for Fall 2023 is May 31, 2023.
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M.A. in Educational Administration & Preliminary Administrative Service Credential


Charter College of Education's Educational Leadership graduate program is ranked No. 1 in the country, based solely on ratings and reviews   from current or recent graduate student postings on GraduatePrograms.com.

Thank you for your interest in the Educational Leadership Program in the Charter College of Education at California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA). This Program is designed for aspiring administrators who have successful years of teaching experiences.  Upon successful completion of the One-Year and Final Assessment Program, the candidate receives a Master of Arts Degree in Educational Administration and the California Preliminary Administrative Services Credential.  Accepted candidates are placed in a cohort that meets two evenings a week. 

The Preliminary Administrative Services Credential is required for all administrative and supervisory positions from pK-12 & adult education in California public schools.  The program is based on a set of competencies necessary for successful performance as a California school administrator. Regulations, policies, and procedures governing the program for the Preliminary Administrative Services credential, available from the division office, were developed in accordance with guidelines developed by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

All of the Educational Administration Programs at California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) are accredited by the California Commission on Accreditation (COA).

Contact Us for questions/information
King Hall C2098, Cal State LA Campus
5151 State University Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90032
Betty Lee: [email protected]



M.A. in Educational Administration & Preliminary Administrative Service Credential